PM Nawaz approves Rs 1.2bln for wildlife sector

06:09 PM | 17 Jan, 2017
PM Nawaz approves Rs 1.2bln for wildlife sector
ISLAMABAD – Following the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Central Development Working Party approved Rs 1.2 billion for national level wildlife sector revival programme.

After approving Rs 3.6 billion for forestry and 250 million for migratory bird endowment, today’s approval of wild life project increased the total volume of Green Pakistan Programme (GPP) approved funds to Rs 5 billion.

Under PM's directions, green sector PSDP allocation reach Rs 5 billion in 2016 compared to Rs 40 million in 2015.

Under PM's vision for Green Pakistan, Pakistan leads south Asia in terms of green sector resource provision as sector allocation increased 125 times in 2016-17 from Rs 39 in 15-16 and Rs 26 in 2014-15.

All these funds will be shared in all provinces as per NFC without any political considerations.